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Replace plastic toys for more sustainable wooden ones

As a novelty or a favourite, wooden toys can make great gifts.

23 Nov 2019 11:30 AM

Beware of Plastics, Dilli

It was October 2 yesterday but the drastic plastic ban that was supposed to wrap itself around the city was nowhere to be found eventually.

03 Oct 2019 5:43 AM

Good and bad sides of Tamil Nadu’s plastic ban

Writer-activist Nityanand Jayaram also believes that plastic products are back in circulation, courtesy lax implementation and enforcement of the ban.

03 Oct 2019 2:28 AM

Cigarette butts among 12 plastic items that could be banned by Centre: report

The government, however, has not come up with a timeline to enforce it but Paswan said that it would be banned in a phased manner.

14 Sep 2019 11:21 AM

Ooty to ban single-use plastics from August 15

To curb the huge amount of plastic waste generated by tourists, the district administration has planned to ban the entry of these plastics.

25 Jun 2019 6:33 PM


Mumbai plastic ban losing momentum

The BMC collects penalty amount ranging from Rs 5,000 to Rs 25,000 along with a three-month jail term.

09 Jun 2019 7:40 AM

Engg students create solutions for real-life issues

Around 250 students will be part of ‘Project Deep Blue’ .

20 Jan 2019 1:56 AM

Puducherry to ban plastic from March 1

On March 23 last year, the Maharashtra govt had also issued a notification imposing ban on manufacture, use and sale of plastic materials.

14 Jan 2019 1:02 PM

Civic body to act against concerned area officials

The state governement had imposed plastic ban on March 23 that came into effect on June 23.

23 Dec 2018 1:37 AM

BMC seizes more than 30 tonnes of plastic

Civic body to invite tenders for disposing materials.

23 Dec 2018 1:35 AM


Researchers ban that a ban on plastic can triple the emission of greenhouse gas

Waste products from production of such materials are all bad for the environment and melting activities can cause emission of CO2.

03 Dec 2018 7:58 PM

Corporators moot study trip to Sikkim

They have demanded that the civic body should organise a study tour of Sikkim to learn more about the tiny state’s experiment with the plastic ban.

30 Oct 2018 1:27 AM

BMC prosecutes 288 for refusing to pay up fine

The state government has declared a fine of Rs 5,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively for first and second time offence.

24 Oct 2018 2:04 AM

Tepid response to buy-back policy on banned plastic

State had given a deadline to manufacturers to come up with a buy-back mechanism.

16 Oct 2018 2:19 AM

Licence will be cancelled for using plastic, says Ramdas Kadam

He said that a primary level meeting had already been held to decide on how to go about implementing this new proposal.

10 Oct 2018 1:38 AM


MBMC seizes 3k kg of plastic from godowns

Fines amounting Rs 75,000 were slapped on the owners of the establishments.

03 Oct 2018 1:41 AM

MPCB initiates action against ban violators

Retailers are expected to print name of manufacturer, type and buy-back price on plastic used by them.

02 Oct 2018 2:00 AM

This Ganeshotsav mandals to spread message on plastic ban

In majority of Sarvajanik Ganesh Mandals, spectacles and sceneries in the pandals attract lot of devotees.

04 Sep 2018 2:19 AM

Civic body seizes 17K kgs banned plastic in 2 months

The BMC has formed a team of over 310 inspectors from market, license and shops and establishments departments.

03 Sep 2018 1:21 AM

Food stalls continue to use thermocol plates

Meanwhile, the officials from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation stated that they will soon initiate action against stalls violating the ban.

12 Aug 2018 2:58 AM